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A Fast For Peace

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.1450-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 1B, box LS2

This poster was initially posted on an American college campus to promote student fasting in protest against the Vietnam War.

Physical description

Small central image of a stylised dove and an olive branch. Black ink on red paper. (Text is an invitation to a protest fast, prayer service, mass and dinner).

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Paper and ink

Marks and inscriptions

You are invited to join in/ a fast for peace/ Vietnam Sunday/ Nov. 3/ 8am Service of Prayer/ Dwight Chapel/ 5pm Mass/ Thomas More Chapel/ 6 pm Dinner/ More House
printed in black on red

Descriptive line

A Fast for Peace anti-Vietnam War poster. United States 1968.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Olive branch; Peace; Dove; Fasting

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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